Offered for sale is a red vinyl Japanese pressing of A Saucerful of Secrets by Pink Floyd, including the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of A Saucerful of Secrets is a 1971 Japanese pressing on the Odeon label of an album that was originally released in 1968, pressed on “Everclean” red vinyl.
The cover is VG++ and close to M- , with a bit of wear at the corners.
The obi is VG, with a number of wrinkles and a small tear at the top edge. The “hojyuhyo” (reorder tag) has been removed.
The insert is VG++ with a couple of minor wrinkles.
The red vinyl disc is VG++ with a couple of very faint sleeve scuffs. It’s very close to M-. There are a few spindle marks on the labels. Clean disc!
A hard to find pressing of a great album by an iconic band.
Background: Released in 1968, A Saucerful of Secrets was the second album by Pink Floyd, the first to include guitarist/singer David Gilmour, and the last to include founder/guitarist/singer Syd Barrett.
The album reached #9 on the UK charts but only reached #158 on the U.S. charts.
A transitional album on which the band moved from Syd Barrett’s relatively concise and vivid songs to spacy, ethereal material with lengthy instrumental passages. Barrett’s influence is still felt (he actually did manage to contribute one track, the jovial “Jugband Blues”), and much of the material retains a gentle, fairy-tale ambience.
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